As solar energy usage surges in Texas, homeowners enjoy numerous financial benefits
Foster City, CA – December 2, 2020 –Modernize.com, a leader in the home improvement and home services industry, details the incentives, rebates, and other financial benefits residents can receive when they install solar panels on their Texas homes. Chief advantages include:
- Property tax exemption. Texas gives homeowners an exemption for the boost in value they enjoy when installing solar panels to their house.
- Property-assessed clean energy (PACE) financing. PACE allows people to get loans to help pay for energy improvements made to their homes.
- Renewable energy tax credits. Federal programs provide credits of up to 30 percent off on solar panel installations.
The complete study is available: Texas: A Guide to Residential Solar Energy.
Modernize’s guide also shares resources, such as the Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE), to help Texas homeowners find over 100 programs that can save them money on solar projects.
“Texas is one of the leading states for solar energy in the United States, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association, as a result, people are seeing the value of their homes increase while their energy bills decrease,” notes Gregg Hicks, vice president of Modernize.com. “There are many local, state, and federal programs available to defray the cost of solar installation, and a knowledgeable contractor can help homeowners navigate complex policies and regulations to save money.”
Hicks is available to answer questions about the solar incentives available to Texas homeowners and offer advice on finding a qualified contractor for solar installation projects.
For more than 15 years, Modernize has been a leader in the home improvement and services industry, connecting homeowners with contractors and other home services professionals. Modernize operates in more than 15 high-value, high-consideration home segments, including new and replacement windows, solar installation, roofing, heating and air conditioning, siding, bathrooms and kitchens, new and replacement gutters, home security, and others. The business brings a network of more than 1,000 contractors and professionals across all segments, offering broad geographical coverage and choice for homeowners.
Modernize is owned and operated by QuinStreet, Inc. (Nasdaq: QNST), a leader in providing performance marketplace technologies and services to the financial services and home services industries. QuinStreet is a pioneer in delivering online marketplace solutions to match searchers with brands in digital media. The company is committed to providing consumers with the information and tools they need to research, find and select the products and brands that meet their needs. Modernize is a member of QuinStreet’s expert research and publishing division.
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